Using the high quality settings at 1080p the game looks impressive, which is probably why we find graphics cards such as the GTX 780 and R9 280X falling short of a 60fps average. The more affordable current gen cards, such as the R9 380 and GTX 960, were able to deliver playable performance, albeit sub-60fps performance.
The most affordable GPUs to break the 60fps barrier were the GTX 970 and R9 390, both of which cost around $300. Interestingly if we look to the top of our chart we find that this GameWorks title is ruled by the R9 Fury X with an average of 96fps, though I should point out the GTX 980 Ti provided a slightly better minimum result.
Enabling the ultra-quality preset had a massive impact on performance and the R9 Fury X took a 21% hit as it dropped down to an average of 76fps. The GTX 980 Ti wasn't hit quite as hard, suffering a 16% performance drop to 78fps, which afforded it a small performance advantage over the Fury X. Obviously a few of those Nvidia features are enabled under the ultra-quality preset.
For an average of 60fps at 1080p gamers will require either a GTX 980 or R9 390X, which is a tall order. Still the game was perfectly playable with the older GTX 780 and R9 280X graphics cards, if you don't mind dipping down to console-like performance now and then.
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